On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1907

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of De Stain de Naeyer resigns
  • In Switzerland, parliament passes a new army bill reorganizing the nation's forces into a standing militia, with training required for all males

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2003)
  • Hardie Gramatky, American author and animator (Little Toot), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1979)
1907 Highlights

About April 12, 1907

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries